Culture and etiquette
Austrian culture and etiquette is much like the rest of Western Europe, with leisurely café culture a central fixture. In restaurants, bars and cafés modest tipping – around ten percent or rounding up to the nearest euro – is expected (pay the waiter or waitress directly).
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The surprising history of sex in Central Europe
So what is it that draws us to Vienna? The waltzes? The white horses? The cakes? Let’s be honest, it’s the sex. Sex, that is, in the best possible taste:…30 Nov 2016 • Jonathan Bousfield insert_drive_file Article
Austria's KäseStrasse: the hike that's a cheese-lover's dream
Despite the name, Bregenzerwald’s KäseStrasse (Cheese Street) in Austria’s Vorarlberg region is not a marked route along a specific road. Instead it deno…02 Nov 2015 • Rough Guides Editors insert_drive_file Article
On the trail of Klimt in Vienna: the art tour of a lifetime
Known for its lavish balls and even more lavish cakes, Vienna is overflowing with art. If there’s one image that encapsulates the city, it’s of an elegant…21 Oct 2015 • Alice Park insert_drive_file Article